Category Archives: uk politics

Priti Damning Claims by ex-Home Office Chief

The latest skirmish stories between Home Secretary Priti Patel and her senior civil servants at the Home Office was as predictable as Rafael Nadal winning the French Open. But for Philip Rutnam, the Home Office’s top civil servant/permanent secretary, to … Continue reading

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UK Deportations to Jamaica – Could have happened to Raheem Sterling?

The latest deportations of British residents with Jamaicans connections is thankfully been highlighted and challenged aggressively in the media, parliament, courts and on the streets of Westminster. Even well known right wing talk-show hosts have been disgusted by the devious … Continue reading

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BREXIT 2020: Goodbye UK, Possibilities for CARICOM?

As the UK walks away from the EU I feel a tinge of sadness at how this unnecessary breakup managed to materialise. Having collaborated on behalf of the UK public sector with EU counterparts for many years I look back … Continue reading

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The Brexit Election – Winners & Losers

The numbers are in Conservative: wins 365 seats (+ 47) Labour: 203 (-59) SNP: 48 (+13) Lib Dems: 11 (-1) DUP: 8 (-2) Sinn Féin: 7 (no change) SDLP: 2 (+2) Alliance Party: 1 (+1) Green Party 1 (no change) … Continue reading

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UK General Election: A Case for Corbyn, Please, No More Boris

Case Closed on Boris and the Conservative Party The Conservative Party has had ten years of power and it is time for the UK electorate to trust something else. The Conservative governments of this decade have been insensitive, hateful, reckless, … Continue reading

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GB Election 2019: The Fountainhead in Farage

You have to hand it to Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage though. The man has made a successful cottage industry for himself and complete fools of many of us with his fight against the EU. The man has cemented his … Continue reading

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UK General Elections – The Smaller Parties

When next month’s UK general election is concluded, either the Labour or Conservative Party may have to rely on the support of seats won by their smaller rivals to form a government that functions effectively. Liberal Democrats It is hard … Continue reading

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Boris the PM – Bust by Halloween?

When Boris Johnson first became Mayor of London in 2008, I was dismayed. Imagine my disbelief now that he is the UK’s new prime minister. Undeserving. Boris has been around UK media circles for decades. His clowning personality made him … Continue reading

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Conservative Leadership Race to Downing Street – Short Term Let?

The very first thing that struck me about the ongoing British Conservative Party leadership contest was the poor standard of candidates. When I think back to some of previous leadership races such as the Hurd-Major-Heseltine race of 1990 this current … Continue reading

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So Wrong of Corbyn not to “welcome” Trump?

Dear Jeremy First, congratulations to Labour for winning the Peterborough by-election and staving off a surge from Nigel Farage’s BREXIT Party. But what a missed opportunity earlier last week? Much as I understand your strong antipathy towards Donald Trump, you … Continue reading

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